We’ve just made it easier than it’s ever been to get the latest and greatest content in the wide world of entertainment – looooong before it’s available in stores.

Whether you’re with Telkom on a postpaid or prepaid deal, you can buy apps, games, books, music and movies on the Google Play™ Store and we'll either add it to your bill or take it from your airtime. It’s now that simple, and you can get it ALL from Telkom!

How to setup your device for Telkom Billing on the Google Play Store.

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  • 1 Sign in to Google Play Store.
  • 2 Select to join Google+ or skip the process.
  • 3 Accept Terms and Conditions.
  • 4 You now have access to Google Play.
  • 1 Open the Google Play Store on your device.
  • 2 Select the app you would like to buy and tap the price button.
  • 3 Select 'Use Telkom Billing' as your payment method.
  • 4 Enter your billing address to be stored in your Google account and tap 'SAVE'.
  • 5 Enter your Google account password to confirm your app purchase.
  • 6 Your app will start downloading if payment was successful.
  • 1 Tap the arrow next to the price of the app.
  • 2 Select 'Payment methods'.
  • 3 Select 'Use Telkom billing'.
  • 4 Enter your details and accept.
  • 5 Telkom Billing should now be stored as the default payment method.
  • 1 Go to http://wallet.google.com/manage on your browser.
  • 2 Sign in with the Google account that you use for buying apps.
  • 3 Click on the menu and select 'Payment methods'.
  • 4 Select your Telkom number from the list.
  • 5 Click remove and confirm removal.
  • 6 You will notice that Telkom Billing is not under 'Payment methods' anymore.
  • 1 Open the Google Play Store and select an app to purchase.
  • 2 Select 'Bill my Telkom account'.
  • 3 Enter your Google account password to confirm your purchase.
  • 4 Once your app has finished downloading, a 'Refund' button should be visible for two hours.
  • 5 Tap 'Yes' to confirm your refund.
  • 6 You will be refunded*
How to video Sign up for Telkom billing

Want to find out more?

What is Google Play?
What is Google Play Store Billing?
Do I have to pay to activate Google Play Store Billing?
Do I need a special plan for this service?
I didn’t purchase my device through Telkom so can I still use this service?
What devices are compatible?
Are there any limits to what I can buy in Google Play?
What happens when I tap or choose ‘Refund’ after purchasing an item?
What if I want a refund and I've owned the App for longer than 2 hours?
What mechanisms are there to protect children accessing adult content?
Why is Bill my Telkom account greyed out?
Can I use Google Play when I’m overseas?
What is an in-app purchase?
If I accidentally delete an app, will I be charged twice to get it again?
How will charges appear on my bill?